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MTN launches App, Star Phone to ease communication with businesses  

MTN Ghana Limited has partnered One Smart Star Ghana Limited to launch Star Phone Service, a global service, allowing companies and institutions to keep all communications links in one place. This is aimed at making communications with signed-up businesses and institutions easier for users and clients as solutions to customers …

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PPA unveils public procurement database registration portal  

The Public Procurement Authority (PPA) on Monday unveiled the Public Procurement Database Registration Portal; to ensure higher level of information, publicity and transparency on public procurement issues. In view of this, all suppliers, contractors and consultants interested in government tenders must as a matter of law, register with valid documents …

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GCNet rolls out Single Sign-On to deepen integration of systems

The Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) has activated the Single Sign On module, which allows users of the Ghana Integrated Cargo Clearance System (GICCS) and the e-MDA portal to switch between the two applications. The system does not require one to log in and out if the user has …

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Supreme Court okays provision of documents to accused persons in $4m NCA case

The Supreme Court has asked the State to provide five persons standing trial in the $4 million National Communication Authority (NCA) scandal with documents they intend to rely on during the trial. The five persons standing trial are: Eugene Baffoe- Bonnie, former Board Chairman of the Authority, William Tevie former …

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Banks need to collaborate for secured SWIFT Environment

There is the need for banks to collaborate to make the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) environment secured against abuse. The Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) Mrs Elsie Addo Awadzi, who made the call, has underscored the need for securing the SWIFT environment against …

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Minister applauds MTN for leading corporate tax payment

The Upper West Regional Minister, Alhaji Sulemana Alhassan, has commended MTN Ghana for being the major corporate tax payer in the telecommunication industry to reposition the country towards accelerated growth and development. “This is an indication of a good corporate citizen playing a key role in the country’s development,” he …

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KelniGVG breaks silence on controversial $89m deal

KelniGVG Limited has for the first time spoken on its controversial $89 million government contract, saying the monitors it will be connecting to the networks of the telecoms operators are passive and non-intrusive. This was contained in a 19-point response to questions about the common monitoring platform (CMP) and some of …

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Ghana Card versus India Aadhaar, the differences you must know

The national identification card, otherwise known as Ghana Card, has sparked controversy in the past few weeks regarding the cost, reasons for failure to roll out on scheduled date. The controversy was also over the financial benefit it would accrue to the state. A section of the public pitched the …

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KelniGVG paid $2.98m so far – George Andah

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Nenyi George Andah has said that contrary to assertions that KelniGVG has been paid $7.5 million, the company has been paid only $2.98 million representing two months’ pay. He said out of that amount, National Communications Authority (NCA) paid $1.192 million representing 40 per cent …

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No underhand dealings in $178m Kelni-GVG contract – Minister

Mrs. Ursula Owusu Ekuful, Minister for Communications, has defended the award of a US$178 million telecommunication company’s monitoring contract to Kelni-GVG, saying, that the deal is in the best national interest. She flatly rejected claims about it being wasteful and milking the public purse. The Minister told Parliament that there …

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